Meet Jacqueline Rhew and Dr. Robin Choquette

Together they have a over 35 years working with professionals and parents clinically and have provided over 300 training sessions both locally and nationally on a array of parenting topics, including "Raising Resilient Children."

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Jacqueline (Jackie) Rhew, LCPC, CADC

JACQUELINE (JACKIE) RHEW, LCPC, CADC earned her Master of Clinical Psychology from Capella University and her BSW from Valparaiso University. Jacqueline has had a broad range of experience in hospital, educational, and private practice settings, both locally and internationally. Jacqueline has co-authored this toolkit along with several other publications in her over 25 years of treating the whole person. Jacqueline’s expertise lies in a multitude of areas such as school refusal, eating disorders, self-injury, substance abuse, gaming addictions, grief issues, trauma, depression, and anxiety. Jacqueline has served both adolescents and adults by the using specific techniques and teachings through individual, family and group therapy. Jacqueline has had proven success through the use of dialectical behavioral therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, narrative therapy, exposure response prevention, and relational therapy during the therapeutic process. She is an expert in her field specifically consulting with schools, family agencies and mental health hospitals.

As the co-founder of the Center for Emotional Wellness of the Northwest Suburbs, she is an expert in her field and is called upon by hundreds of school districts both locally and internationally for consulting staff in order to better serve their youth. Jacqueline serves as a clinical liaison for AMITA Health Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital. She previously served as Assistant Director for the School Anxiety/School Refusal Program; a program she was instrumental in creating and developing. Jacqueline has facilitated 300-plus workshops for professionals and parents, both locally and nationally on topics ranging from anxiety, school refusal, parenting, and self-injury. She continues to be a sought after keynote speaker due to her expertise in her field. She has been featured on Chicago ABC and CBS for her exemplary work and insight. She was interviewed on the treatment of adolescents struggling with avoidant school behaviors as well as bullying. Jacqueline was recently interviewed and quoted on parenting by several newspapers and magazines, including the Chicago Tribune, the Daily Herald, and the Chicago Parent.


Robin Choquette, PsyD

Robin Choquette earned a BS in Psychology from Eastern Kentucky University, and Master of Clinical Psychology and Doctorate of Clinical Psychology from Illinois School of Professional Psychology.  She has trained in educational, community mental health, hospital and private practice settings.  Robin continues to train and enhance her expertise in the field of performance psychology. Dr. Choquette’s practice, Elite Performance Counseling, Inc., is a testament to her vision of building trustworthy and respectful relationships with her clients and community. Robin works with individuals from preteen through older adulthood in individual psychotherapy, family therapy (including parenting strategies), couples therapy, and skill seminars.

In addition to her general psychological services, Dr. Choquette consults with a specialized emphasis on performance enhancement for athletes, musicians, artists, corporate executives, and business leaders to help them reach peak performance in their professional and personal lives. She works with youth sporting teams, traveling clubs, and organizations on the mental game of athletics.

Robin is the recent past president of the Exchange Club of Naperville, a service club which has donated over $18 million to area agencies. She consults, volunteers, and has served on the board of directors of several other agencies. She is a member of her local Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of several committees, including the Speakers Bureau and Women in Business. Dr. Choquette is described as an individual with unmatched commitment and problem-resolution skills with a reputation as a direct and approachable professional with impeccable integrity and ethics. Dr. Choquette is committed to respecting the principles, sensitivity, diversity and multicultural background of her clients.